Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Update on Detained Child With Cerebral Palsy

Photo: The Independent/courtesty of family
We’re Suing the Government for Its Detention and Abuse of Rosa Maria, a 10-Year-Old Child With Cerebral Palsy

By Amrit Cheng, ACLU
October 31, 2017
At this very moment, the Office of Refugee Resettlement is detaining Rosa Maria Hernandez, a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who recently underwent gallbladder surgery, and is refusing to release her into the care of her family, despite her doctor’s advice. How exactly did this child become the Trump administration’s target for deportation? It’s an egregious case of government overreach, and now the subject of an American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit.[...]

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Call the Office of Refugee Resettlement: petition: Let 10-year-old Rosa Maria go!
Dream Activist Petition: Tell ICE to Close Rosa Maria's Deportation Case!

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